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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Detroit (Indianapolis International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers / 201 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Detroit (DTW) is 279 miles / 449 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 29 minutes.

Indianapolis – Detroit

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231
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372
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201
Nautical miles

How far is Detroit from Indianapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 230.857 miles
  • 371.528 kilometers
  • 200.609 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 230.760 miles
  • 371.372 kilometers
  • 200.525 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Indianapolis International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 56 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Indianapolis and Detroit.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Indianapolis to Detroit generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, 59 kilograms is equal to 130 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to Detroit

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Airport information

Origin Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W
Destination Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Airlines flying from Indianapolis (IND) to Detroit (DTW)

Delta Air Lines